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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century




Run: November 7, 1932 to March 28, 1947

Network:

- CBS Radio Network (1932-1936)
- Mutual Broadcasting Network (1939-1940 and 1946-1947)

Cast Members:

- Curtis Arnall as 1st Buck Rogers
- Matt Crowley as 2nd Buck Rogers
- Carl Frank as 3rd Buck Rogers
- John Larkin as 4th Buck Rogers
- Adele Ronson as 1st Wilma Deering
- Virginia Vass as 2nd Wilma Deering
- Edgar Stehli as Dr. Huer
- Elaine Melchior as Ardala
- Bill Shelley as 1st Killer Kane
- Dan Ocko as 2nd Killer Kane
- Jack Roseleigh as 1st Black Barney
- Joe Granby as 2nd Black Barney

Producer/Director: Jack Johnstone

Announcers: Paul Douglas and Fred Uttal

Writers: Dick Calkins, Joe Cross, Jack Johnstone, Albert Miller

Sponsors: Cocomalt, Cream of Wheat, Kellogg's, and Popsicles

Typical Episode Length:
- 15 Minutes (1932-1939)
- 30 Minutes (May-July 1940)
- 15 Minutes (1946-1947)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century was far ahead of its time in the 1930s with death ray guns, gamma ray bombs, a mechanical mole, and missiles! Another futuristic idea was that Buck Roger's sidekick could be an accomplished pilot and warrior who also happened to be a female!


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